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Scott Walker, Governor
Raymond Allen, Secretary

Department of Workforce Development
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DWD Rolls Out Additional Features to WisConnect Internship Website, Invites All College Students to Register

Additional search and matching functionality, new tools for college career counselors take WisConnect at InternshipWisconsin.com to new level

MADISON – Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Secretary Ray Allen today announced the launch of enhanced features on WisConnect, the state's premier source for internships available at InternshipWisconsin.com. He invited all college students and Wisconsin employers to register today and develop profiles on the free, mobile-responsive site.

"Hundreds of college students and employers have already started to use WisConnect since we launched this new site during the summer, and we look forward to even more activity as peak internship recruitment season approaches," Secretary Allen said. "The cutting-edge tools we are rolling out today will help match student talent with internship opportunities, and provide more tools to support the important work of our college and university career counseling partners."

DWD launched WisConnect over three months ago to help employers meet their workforce needs by growing tomorrow's talent today through internships. With studies showing the value of internships in attracting, training and retaining college students during and after graduation, WisConnect serves as an important tool to support a robust talent pipeline in Wisconsin.

Highlights of added features for students and employers include:

Highlights of new WisConnect tools available to university career service professionals include:

For more information, please visit WisConnect – Your Source for Wisconsin Internships, at https://internshipwisconsin.com